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building their case investigators are trying to figure out what led to the death of the the darby police officer, his girlfriend has not yet been charged with his murder but this morning she's facing other serious charges. plus bus attack, passenger pulls a knife on the september bus driver. it is happening over and over in philadelphia and officials want to it stop. what is being done to keep drivers and passenger safe. heading to court two temple football players a accused of beating another student is back in court today. the the charges they are facing. march came in like a lion and now it is out like a lion. the here's a live look outside this morning don't be surprised if you see some snow in sue is tracking it all in your full forecast. good day it is tuesday march 31st, 2015. last day of the month, sue
serio and we are still talking about snow. >> that is right just not every where but we like to say it because it freaks you out the when you hear that word, snow. in the lehigh valley and poconos you could see snow before the the day is through but we're already way too mild for snow here in philadelphia. we will have rain in our forecast, 44 degrees right the now with a 7-mile an hour wind. relative humidity, we will watch that now that it is spring 45 percent. sunrise at 6:47 this morning. nothing on radar, nothing on satellite, so we have a clear sky right now which means we will start out with some sunshine but here comes this fast moving system that is way away from frustrates, barely entering cleveland ohio right now but would i say by lunchtime start looking for some rain drops around here. it will be a afternoon and evening event that rain. 53 degrees that high temperature later today and
tonight will be chillier with the le of 35. rain will continue overnight with 35 degrees it should be just rain. that is your forecast for tuesday and look who decided to come back we're so glad, bob kelly. >> good morning. great to be back 4:02 on what is today a tuesday morning. a live look at the 41 freeway coming from in new jersey. not that bad at all. just a hot bed of construction. they are still out there near that 295 interchange until about 5:00 o'clock or so. speaking of construction hard hats working here north on i-95 from girard up to cottman, everybody push off to the right side. if you are leaving center city and heading north bound this morning up and toward the the betsy ross interest change that one lane pattern until about 5:00 a.m. burlington bristol bridge in the in middle of the opening right now, traffic stopped on both sides of the river but walt whitman commodore, tacony pennsylvania palmyra looking good.
south jersey roadways off to a quiet start this morning. the mass transit running with no delays. lauren, back over to you. dark i boro police say they are close tore charge something one in connection with the shooting death of one of their own officers. jenny joyce is covering this story. she joins us life from darn i police with the details hi, jenny. >> reporter: yesterday mark hudson's girlfriend was charged with threatening him and that is the the precursor for more serious charges to be filed in relation to his death. twenty-six year-old mark hudson was shot and killed saturday afternoon inside the glenn olden home he shared with his live in girl friend. police say he was shot with his department issued handgun and his girlfriend was home at the the time. she was taking in for questioning over the weekend and now charged with terroristic threats. hudson serves as a volunteer fire fight inner yeadon and part-time police officer in darby. his professional reputation was step air but his boss, darby boro chief robert smith said his personal life was not
always rosie. he was in the trouble relationship. at one point hudson had a pfa against her. smith thinks the girlfriend will be charged with hudson's death the bye it the is just a matter of time. >> he didn't shoot himself i'm sure of that because forensic evidence proves he didn't shoot himself. a lot of ways officer hudson was being coerced by her. from pfa is filed against an officer you have to take away his weapons and now he can no longer work. >> it is hard. the it is really hard. >> you are emotional. >> yeah. >> when you watch a kid grow up like that, it is hard. i can't even think about how his mother is feeling right now. >> reporter: the investigation continues, family members continue to mourn the the the loss, and to help honor hudson's life is there a candle light vigil scheduled for tomorrow at 7:00 which is the scene of the shooting which is mark hudson's glenn olden home lauren.
>> jenny, thanks very much. resident in darby town ship are dealing with the loss of the neighbor after a jackson street house fire. fire fighters arrived the two home already engulf in smoke and flames. damage was so bad zero homes were evacuated and fire fighters had had to push back. >> we never want to see that. our operators have one job and that is to get our passengers to the destination safely. this guy wants to pull out a knife and threaten him. it just does president make sense. >> it is a shame. they get paid well were you not enough to be hurt. >> we have signs all over our bus's salting an operator is a crime, and we are serious about that. >> reporter: fire fighters reported seeing a blue flame during a fire which means gas in the area neighbors say man found dead in the basement of the home was known as mr. duke, he was a scrap metal collector and other metal object surrounding his home. a court hearing for two temple football players a accused of beating another student at an off campus party
back in january. dion dawkins hasan red dick were suspended from the team. twenty years olds were charged with aggravated assault simple assault criminal conspiracy and recklessly endangering another person. they are out on bail. in new jersey governor's office will appeal a ruling that will require the state to make an addition at 1.6 billion collar payment to the pension systems. the that is the full payment required under the 2011 pension reform law that the governor had taken out of the budget. lawmakers don't know where they will get the money before the even of the fiscal year. back to the septa story, septa driver threatened by a pass evening they are morning. police hope you can identify the suspect. fox 29's steve keeley live at septa headquarters with more on that, hi steve. >> reporter: we had our tapes out of order you heard jerry williams talking about, that the drivers are real concerned after three a attacks in just one week f we can, lets run that surveillance video again. this guy is recognizable.
all of the september bus driver did was tell the the guy to get out of the the way so people can get on and off his bus. septa a has high definition surveillance video cameras both inside and outside the buses. this is another disturbing reason why they need them. this passenger was very recognizable to anybody who knows him or ride the the number 23 bus at germantown and erie avenue in tioga on a regular basis. they in a know him. he was blocking aisle and stairway and driver's view of the door as passengers were getting on and off. when the septa driver wants him to move the the guy goes off, pulls out a knife and threatened instead of getting off like he was going to do anyway at erie avenue. police are hoping somebody can call in a tip. if this guy will pull a knife on the september driver in the daytime in front of the people, he will pull a knife on anybody anytime anywhere else. before he can stab somebody and kill somebody, they'd like to get him off the street and off the septa buses. this is among three attacks on
drivers, just in the past week, you will will's recall, friday we had one in the morning at broad and lehigh and not like drivers don't have enough to focus on already piloting a multi ton vehicle in busy philly streets. they are cashier and sometimes bouncer door men. they could use a few other bouncers on some of the buses which something like this happens, lauren. >> reporter: steve keeley thanks for that update. 4:08 this morning. police hope these new images will help catch teenagers who attack another teen at a septa a stop. beating happened earlier this morning. the victim was waiting for the train on the broad street line near locust when group of boys surround him and then attack him. he ended up in the the hospital. if you know any of the kids seen in those pictures you are asked to call the the philadelphia police. lansdale police are investigate nag pope eighth picture and video sharing at north penn high school. allegations first surfaced last friday forcing district officials to e-mail parents. they say students at the school may have been involved
in creating and sharing of inappropriate pictures. the images are believed for nude female student. yesterday some students threatened a walk out in response to the allegations. instead the school held talk sessions so students could voice their concerns. in addition the school's principal created an on line video for community to view about the allegations. >> i continue to urge anyone request any knowledge that would contribute to the investigation of such activity to directly contact his or her local police department. >> reporter: the montgomery county district attorney's office is heading that investigation. also in montgomery county police have arrested an alleged peeping tom, three two-year old nicholas, is accused of recording woman in the changing rooms of a target in abington. the authorities say, he used a ballpoint pen with the built in video camera to take the pictures. he claims he never up loaded the photos to the internet. police believe this started back in november until he was
caught this past weekend. jury has awarded more than $38 million in damages to the families of two women killed by a co-worker at kraft foot plant four and a a half year ago. le tone use brown and tanya wilson were killed by an employee who thought co workers were spraying her with toxic chemical. yvonne miller is serving two life terms for the rampage. attorneys for 29 families say security guards failed to protect the the employees. but the company vows an appeal saying its personnel quote acted with courage in the face of a direct threat to their own lives. the lawyer for convicted cop killer mumia abu-jamal, wants to know why his client has been hospitalized. he is in critical care at the a pennsylvania hospital, but prison officials will not tell the lawyer why. abu-jamal is serving life in prison for the murder of philadelphia police officer daniel faulkner. meanwhile a lawsuit in response to the the taped commencement speech given by him is being reviewed in federal court.
the suit seeks to determine its victims of violent crimes can prevent convicted criminals from doing things to cause further mental distress. 4:11. coming up, four recent attacks in the local college has students on edge what this school is doing to keep students safe. plus, a security scare how cross dressers got into a deadly confrontation at a federal facility. and lets take another live look outside damp, cooler weather is moving in. we might even see some snow. sue serio has another look at your forecast after the the
4:14. on this tuesday morning 41 degrees outside, sue arrow i was in orlando waking up to temps in the 60's and 07's. >> don't you start. >> and then i had to go home to reality which why is my voice sound so bad by the way. >> you are change nothing to a different climate. >> it is the changing season. >> but we will get temperatures in the 60's, they just won't be in the morning, like you are used to. at least not for a while. eventually we will get there let's talk ultimate doppler and the fact that we're not seeing anything on it right now in our area. this is the system that is heading here from the the upper midwest. so we've got cleveland ohio get something showers and thunderstorms right new from
this but you don't to have look too much further are north to see temperatures that are cold enough for snow. so lets get to that future cast and see when we can expect precipitation to a a arrive. we have clear skies. we will start off with sunshine. it will look like a beautiful day to begin with but as we get closer to lunchtime, even as early as 10:00 a.m. we will see rain in lancaster county. look at what is behind it. that is frozen precipitation. it will be critical to watch the temperature to see what kind of precipitation we will get but it looks like rain and only rain moving in. it is spotty to start and then by the time that you get to maybe one or 2:00 in the afternoon you will see it starting to spread in. it will be a messy evening drive, but if you look up toward poconos that is where the snow will be, maybe accumulating about an inch or so carbon, monroe counties, maybe lehigh valley as well. heavier rain moving in by 8:00 tonight possibility of a thunderstorm or two, it is
over on wednesday when, no fooling, it is april fools day we will have a decent day. so that is a look at your feature precipitation. walking out the door right now it is 32 in mount pocono. thirty-eight in reading. in the city, it is 44 degrees. thirty-five in millville. forty-four in dover, delaware. past several days we have had our ups and downs again but what a wintry weekend. we got to 57 degrees yesterday after 41 saturday and 46 on sunday. we are going in the right direction for the right part. fifty-three today because of that afternoon rain it is in the quite as mild just a few degrees cooler but still bearable and with 53 degrees that guaranties it will only be rain. we have got a lot going on this week. we have pass over beginning friday evening and then that will be the end of the very mild day. the the problem is we will see rain on friday and high of 68. saturday high of 55. excellent, so far, easter
sunday you're welcome yes, thank you, i have been here all week. 57 degrees on sunday. phillies opening day to play ball, it looks good owe far. >> let's hope muddies cleaned up before the bunny comes hopping through my house don't want to get those mud prints from the bunny in there on sunday morning. good morning, everybody. burlington bristol bridge delays on both side from an earlier opening, walt whitman commodore barry looking good outside we will go construction crew is still with us north bound i-95 down to one lane. they are pushing everybody off the to the right here approaching girard. so from girard avenue up to the betsy ross bridge, otherwise we're looking good from the suburbs. kind of quiet on, 422, 202, no overnight crews with us out there. septa using shuttle buses until 5:00 on the market frankford and broad street subway line. philly international good day to fly this morning, in problems or delays on arrivals and departures down there the at the the the airport. no problems on i-95 that
stretch getting down to the airport. the schuylkill coming into downtown from conshohocken to center sit the eye only 15 minute trip and i-95 south again. work crews on the northbound side so southbound is in good shape between woodhaven and center city. lauren, back over to you. thanks very much. students at west chester university concerned about their safety. four students were attack over the past month. most recent happening last week even. fox's bruce gordon reports. >> reporter: like college kid every where west chester university students spent lots of time on their phones but it is what is coming in on those phones that has given some of them the creeps. another so-called timely warning from their school. this time reporting a sexual assault early sunday morning at a private residents on south walnut in the boro. >> it is concerning. we have so often and i feel like it is always this time that it starts getting nice their we get them. >> reporter: make you nervous. >> yes. >> reporter: in the past couple of weeks there have been to attempted strong arm
robberies, two sexual assaults around here. three of the four incidents occurred off campus but technical boundaries mean little will when student safety is concern. >> it rattles me, to my core. that could be anybody. >> reporter: does it change your behavior, in other word when and where you go out and who you go he out with. >> definitely, i am always like with a friend. i don't go out the when it ties dark. >> i feel like the the campus is safe just people off campus are crazy. >> reporter: crime statistics she west chester university averages just over one violent crime, rape robbery assault per month on campus but perception among female students we talk to is that crime is getting worse. students seem to appreciate the alerts sent out by school officials but believe they, themselves, must be more vigilant then ever before. >> when i first came here it wasn't as bad but past two years it has gotten worse.
>> reporter: you don't go out by yourself. >> in. >> reporter: west chester officials declined or request for an interview. a spokeswoman says there is no increase on criminal incidents on campus but she says text alerts and e-mails go out to students to keep them full a wear of what is going on even off campus and three of the the four incidents were indeed, off west chester university's property n west chester i'm bruce gordon for fox 29 news. deadline to reach a nuclear weapons agreement in iran is hours away but right now diplomates are only saying differences remain. secretary of state john kerry participating in the talks in switzerland. licensing term goal, to limit iran's nuclear capability. negotiators want to reach a framework deal by 6:00 p.m. in order to make a final deal by june. officials say sticking point are honorary search and development and timing and scope of sanctions removal. saudi arabia continues to step up military action in yemen.
saudi led naval forces impose add block on yemen's ports. air strikes continue throughout the country. five day old military campaign is targeted add lease 21 provinces in yemen. u.s. support to the saudi led mission but is not carrying out direct military action. officials accused of trying to ram a gate in the nsa had been partying and were on drugs at the time of the deadly incident. the authorities said the guard gave the men dressed as woman directions to leave but they reportedly accelerated toward an nsa vehicle. the the guard in maryland fired, killing one and injuring the other. an officer was also hurt. an investigation reveals that the vehicle will had been stolen from a nearby hotel. the fbi does not believe this was a terror attack. prosecutors in germany confirmed that the pilot blamed for deliberately crashing that germanwings air liner had once been diagnosed with suicidal tendency. lufthansa, the the parent company of germanwings declined to say whether they knew of co pilot andreas
lubitz mental health problems but said he had passed all medical checks in starting work with the airline two years ago. 4:22. coming up the hunt for a missing college student in minnesota leads to a tragic discovery what investigators say they have now on tape, but first the the new eagle is about to arrive in the nest, but does this later move make sense for the the team? we will break it down next in sports.
what is wrong with the nba with the sixers lakers game. it benefited both teams to lose the game for draft picks. sixers get first pick if in the in the top five. sixers did their part to the wells fargo center. it is in overtime tied at 111. wayne ellington out of episcopal academy high to jordan clarkson, lakers win 113-111 in overtime but sixers are happy about it. even with his achilles jurying also extend contracted of demeco ryans for one year, more to help with reducing the salary cap hit for eagles. ryans rehab is going really well, could be ready full speed for june by mini camps. i'm told free agent wide receiver miles austin is coming in today for a physical and when that is okay eagles will sign him to a within year deal. played seven years with the cowboys and last year with the
cleveland browns. that is sports in a minute. i'm still howard eskin. all right. howard eskin. looking to make a trip to the final four in indianapolis next week you better be ready to pay up. ticket prices are at their highest levels since 2011. a ticket could run you an average of $2,000, three of the schools vying for the national champion ship are within 350 miles of the game, so that is a attracting a enlarger number of fans. coming up, is the saying an apple a day keep the the doctor away bad advice? new study sets out to find if the old adage is actually true. later, it will be harder to take selfies this summer at the popular music festivals is what now pro hinted on concert ground.
a darby police officer gunned down in his own home and police are trying to figure out what happened but his girl friend is new facing serious charges. auto body shop in delaware county is in big trouble what prosecutors say they did to peoples cars that has them worried about whether they are even safe to drive. plus does an apple will a day keep the doctor away? what a new study says about the old adage. good day, it is tuesday march 31st 2015 and it still does not feel like spring outside sue serio but we will take what we can get.
>> it is getting better at least our high temperature today will will go above 50 degrees which we didn't over the weekend but we did yesterday. reason we are giving you five out of ten early part of the day sunny ladder part rainy and far north and west of the city snowy, yes i did say that. 44 degrees right new in philadelphia. this is a mild spot this morning. relative humidity up 45 percent. wind west northwest at seven. sunrise happens at 6:47 with these nice long spring days. that helps make it better. we don't have anything to show you yet on ultimate doppler radar. we are watching this system in the great lakes area that is heading our way pretty quickly. normally with take a longer time but i think by noon we will start to see some rain in our area and then again pocono mountains, lehigh valley you could be getting that snow that you are getting on radar there. today for us, high of
53 degrees. it was 57 yesterday. the rain comes in the afternoon. it looks like rain throughout the night as well with a lose of 35 degrees. what happens after that? all of the holidays we have coming up during this week? we will have it all for you in the seven day forecast. so bob kelly welcome back. good morning. i'm bringing back a bridge opening for me. tacony pennsylvania palmyra bridge opening set for 5:00 he clock. same ship that impact the burlington bristol. traffic is moving right new but grabbing your coffee and keys and heading out the the front door you have to roll role the dice here. 5:00 o'clock is time to beat. crew is still out i-95 north bound between center city up into the betsy ross bridge. everybody pushing off to the right here as part of the overnight construction. if you are heading north bound this morning expect delays, in toward girard. they should be out until five or 5:30. fire location in conshohocken
first avenue block from mapel over to forest folks diverted on to elm street for first half of the morning and project through this week here along trolley tracks, route 36 using shuttle bus service between 80th and eastwick and seventh third and elmwood. throw a few that minutes in the trip there. buses are running in place of the trains on both market frankford and subway until 5:00 o'clock. coming from south jersey we're in good shape speedometer readings right where they should be and mass transit has in delays. >> good news thanks very much. darby boro may be closing in on charging someone in connection with the shooting death of the police officer. jenny joyce is covering the story and she joins us live from darby with the details hi there jenny. >> reporter: yesterday there were charges related to mark hudson's girl friend related to terroristic threats. we are expecting more serious charges to be filed. we are learning more about the relationship. we have been talking to mark hudson police chief robert
smith, and he says there has been a history of domestic related issues. pose have been called several times in the past. very unfortunate ending. twenty-six year-old mark hudson was shot saturday afternoon inside his glenn olden home. he was shot with his department issued hand gun and his girlfriend was home at the time. she was taken in for questioning over weekend and charged with terroristic threats. hudson served as a volunteer fire fight inner yeadon and part-time police officer in darby. the his professional reputation was stellar but his boss darby boro chief robert smith says his knew his personal life was not always great. he was in a trouble relationship with a woman who threaten him in the past. at one point hudson had a pfa against her. he thinks the girlfriend will be charged with hudson's death. >> there is forensic evidence that is coming into play
hourly. there is also statements being taken and i would be looking for the charges to be escalated and i wouldn't put a time frame on it but over the next day or two, i'm looking for that. >> totally devastated. he was a young kid turned his life around. he was on the right track to living his life. i didn't know anything about the girlfriend or what his personal life was, as he left you know from him leaving home. >> reporter: investigation continues. family members continue to mourn loss and help honor hudson's loss is there a candle light vigil scheduled for tomorrow night at scene of his shooting at glenn olden home 5:79 p.m. yesterday mark hudson's girlfriend was charged with threatening mark and we do think that is a precursor for more serious charges. we heard chief ron earth smith say he thinks those charges will be escalated soon. >> so sad, jenny joyce thanks
very much. delaware county body shop is in big trouble accused of insurance fraud. according to authorities transformers collision specialist in darby boro would smash up peoples cars to get big are insurance pay outs. investigators say 11 people, including the owner on have the shop tea frauded insurance companies out of 85 you this dollars. >> i believe that they should see time in jail for their activity for defrauding not just the insurance companies but one of the things we know from these cases is that every inning is will person that owns a car in pennsylvania me you, we all suffer as a result of this type of fraud because that is why our rates go up. >> prosecutors say if you have had work done at that shop give someone else to check it out to make sure it is legitimate. cumberland county man is charged with first degree murder for death of the nine week old baby. prosecutors charged three three-year old manual mike with murder and child endangerment. prosecutors say emergency crews headed to a home in million willville for reports
of the unresponsive baby on friday. they pronounced the baby dead at the the scene. authorities say that the the little girl died from blunt trauma to the back have of her head. the girl was in mike's care because her mother was in the hospital. still ahead police say they have video evidence showing what happened to the missing college student in minnesota, what they say was caught on tape. later prosecutors rest their case in the boston marathon bombing trial but not the before calling one final witness, the chilling testimony heard in
police in minnesota says a missing college student went in the mississippi river. they are trying to recover her body. they have video of jennifer howell entering the river but they will not say whether she jumped in or fell in but only that she was alone. the 22-year old went missing friday after leaving a bar. her purse was found a few blocks away. police say university of california berkley player who disappeared after leaving a party was killed by a car as he ran across a los angeles freeway. nineteen year-old, died early saturday. the vasquez on spring break in los angeles had left the the party to take a walk. woman said he ran in front of her and she was unable to avoid hitting him. vasquez was not carrying an id, when set out a missing persons search until the coroner identified him. police in florida are investigating an accident that left eight members of the church dead and ten others injured on friday. fox's kelly wright, reports.
>> reporter: close community in southern florida is grieving following deaths of eight people traveling in the church van. the accident happening early monday morning in blades county when the oversized van ran a stop sign crossed all four lanes of the the highway and ended up in the canal. the driver and seven passengers died at the scene while ten others were injured. police say it appears that there were too many people inside of the van. >> we will determine how much seats were inside of the van and how many people could be safely seated inside the van appropriate thely. >> all of the victims belong to the independent haitian assembly of god church in fort pierce florida they were returning from the palm sunday day sieve sows at the time of the crash. family members of the victims are in shock. >> i just seen him yesterday i just seen him yesterday and he is not even here right now. he is someone that has been here for me for a long time. as far as on my dad's side like it is not easy, it is not
easy. >> reporter: one of the injured passengers calls the experience terrifying. >> i had four people on my shoulder. so i pulled the one guy because i saw him and he was bleeding so bad. i just grabbed him just like this. >> reporter: the florida highway pennsylvania patrol says the investigation into what caused the crash is ongoing and they are looking into whether there were any mechanical issues with the van. kelly wright fox 29 news. still ahead an alabama a mom uses social media to track down a family whose special trip to the movies was ruined by her daughter's bad behavior. what she want her kids to do to make the situation right. but old saying an apple a day will keep the doctor away might not be so true. new study find it actually keeps another person away. we will explain who that is, coming
hey, i like this music. look at all of those four's, it is 4:44 sue serio. >> it is. >> it is 44 degrees. >> go play that number today. >> i think i'ming to the convenient store. but you before that, of course, we have to get you ready for snow. believe it or in the yesterday those flower that is we had flying around was measurable we had a tenth of an inch of snow measured at philly international so that gives us an even 27 inches of the the season so far. will that end up being the grand total? that remains to be scene.
that is philadelphia measurement to put tonight perspective, last season we had 68 inches. our second mess snowy winter ever. we will not get anywhere near that, of course but we are above seasonal average by a little bit. that is that. will we see snow today in if you are in the lehigh valley up in the poconos chances are pretty good because it will be chillier then it is, right here in philadelphia a and metro area there you can see leading edge of this storm. moving in the pitberg area as rain for some, as snow for others, so up in erie it is snow. the in pittsburgh it is probably rain right now. we will look at future cast and time this out for the day and we have by 10:00 o'clock this morning some rain probably in lancaster county and as we get closer to noon time we will see some showers at least initially light showers moving in the metro area but north and west of us, there comes the the snow. the it looks like it could accumulate a little bit, maybe
an inch of snow. we have got rain though on and off for the the rest of the day for us. we will he will got in the 50's today which leaves us with a rain event but as we keep watching there is more snow falling in carbon and monroe counties and maybe lehigh valley. heavy rain possible eight or 9:00 o'clock tonight as last of that storm system moves through. so, for the the day on wednesday, the first day of april, no fooling it the looks like it will be pretty nice with sunshine. so temperatures right now are chilly but not as much in the city. we have got that 44 degrees here, but only 32 in mount pocono. we are expecting snow up there. thirty-three in allentown. thirty-four pottstown but trenton is up to 39 already. it is 44 degrees in dover, delaware. we will start off with 53. we will get cooler tomorrow, because of the front that is coming through today with that rain. but then it is a warming trend for the end of the week with thursday and friday, temperatures in the 50's.
so sundown friday is when pass over begins and it looks like we will have some rain, for that. chance of showers in the morning on saturday but we clear out pretty nicely for easter sunday with a high of 57 degrees, it looks excellent. and play ball on monday with the phillies high of 59 degrees. >> i could not resist bob kelly. >> you have to work it. only one day of the year you can do that. we will to have use that every hit this morning. 4:47. unusual patterns traffic patterns this week and next week a lot of the kids have spring break sprinkled through this week and next week with the holidays. so we may have some light volume and your township this morning. live look here at that coney palmyra getting ready for an opening any minute now. 5:00 o'clock is the time to beat there. maybe heading out of the front door i would not chance it and head right for betsy ross to avoid getting stuck. northbound on i-95 crews are still out here northbound we're hitting the brakes as we go down to one lane heading in
to girard avenue. again they are usually out until five or 5:30 it is a left over crew from overnight just be ready to hit brakes northbound into girard avenue. a fire location at conshohocken, fire fighters are wrapping it up here but first avenue is still blocked from mapel over to for is, want to use elm as an alternate. septa all this week using shuttle buses on the route 36 trolley line between nate yet and eastwick and seventh third and elmwood. they are using shuttle buses to remace the market frank for the subway until 5:00. no problems on 73 rolling into maple shade. 295, the freeway looking good. all of the bridges are okay at the the moment except for that tacony palmyra where we're expecting an opening there any minute. head for the bet thecy ross heading out of the front door, lauren, back over to you. thanks very much. defense began presenting case in the trial of the boston marathon bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev it his attorneys are trying to show his older brother was the the
master mind behind the bombing. but before prosecutors rested their case a medical examiner testified about the injuries suffered by eight year-old martin richard, he is one of the victims in that attack. at least three jurors cried and wiped their eyes with tissues as they looked at photos of that little boy. aaron hernandez fiance took the the stand in the murder trial against him yesterday. she testified that she removed a books from his basement at the his request the day after victim o thedin lloyd's murder but jenkins says she never looked inside before she put it in a dumpster. she said it smelled and thought it contain weeded. prosecutors suggest the murder weapon was inside the box. gun used in the murder has never been found. the backlash over indiana's religious freedom law is growing as state lawmakers work to clarify it. latest boycott coming from the governor of washington and mayor of seattle. they are banning government funded travel to indiana. state sports officials are planning a indy welcomes all campaign in the wake of this
weekend's ncaa final four in indianapolis. the critics say it legalizes discrimination against gays and lesbians. lets switch gears here and health news. we have all heard the phrase an april a he will a kay keeps the doctor a was but does its really. researcher from dartmouth medical school says, the answer is no. national health survey of 8400 people show while there is in proof apples will keep you out of the doctor's office it may lessen your likelihood to need prescription drugs. your visit to the pharmacist will be cut down. a mcmuffin for dinner might actually happen. mcdonald's plans to test an all day breakfast menu next month but the trial run will only be done at locations in the san diego area. mcdonald's is moving into response to customers who said they would like to eat breakfast foods outside of the typical hours that they are served. right now breakfast at mcdonald's end at 10:30. they say that is because the the grills are not big enough for breakfast and for lunch. music fans have been told
to leave their selfie sticks at home. devices are being banned from this summer's music festivals. selfie sticks are a popular photo the owe taking tool but growing number of events and locations taking a stand against those sticks. some consider them a safety has air. others just a complete annoyance. organizers for the festivals called the devices narcissist particular. coming up a family in alabama gets a personal apology from the mom from two teenage girls disrupted during a movie. how she was able to track them down.
all right. it is 4:54. 44 degrees outside. sue serio will tell you more about the weather in i bit. but a mother a's facebook apology has led to an outpouring of support across the country. the will alabama mom took to facebook to say sorry on behalf of her kids for their bad behavior at the the movies. keisha smith wood was so horrified to find out her two teenage daughters were reprimanded by a woman at local theaters. she went on facebook to find would the man and apologized. would the man who asked the girls to quiet down her
husband had been just laid off and this may be a last time in a while she dan enjoy the movie with her family. keisha is glad that the with man spoke up to her children. she's most gracious kind forgiving woman. i'm so humbled by that. i have been telling people the real hero of the story, i have been getting a lieutenant of the attention, but real hero is her. >> the girls to have use their allowance to buy the couple tickets so they can see another move any peace and the post has been seen by so many people would the man's husband has received numerous job offers as a result of it all. happy end to go that story. coming up, handful attacks near a local college a has students on edge how the the school is trying to keep students safe. plus the girlfriend of a darby police office are shot and killed in his own home is facing some serious charges, this morning we will have a live report.
building their case investigators trying to figure out what led up to the death of the darby police officer. his girlfriend has in the yet been charged with his murder new morning she's facing other serious charges. plus bus attack a passenger pulls a knife on a septa bus driver. it is happening over and over in philadelphia. officials want to it stop. is what being done to keep passengers and drivers safe.
and, march is here and it is gone. here's a live look outside. don't be surprised if some of you see snow. sue is tracking it all in her full forecast. later justin beiber in the hot seat, funniest moments from his comedy central roast. we will see kevin h theart right there. it is tuesday march 31st 2015. it is still chilly outside, sue, considering it is spring. >> as we transition into april, hopefully things will get milder but there is always a chance of a little necessity in april too. lets get through today because we have got to watch what bus stop buddy is wearing. he has umbrella and waterproof coat even though he won't need it for the the bus stop this morning, later on this have afternoon, in fact it is clear right now. we will have sunshine to start the the day. official sunrise at 6:45. we are getting there. weather by the numbers is a five out of ten. we will start out nice and then end up rainy, snowing
north and west of the city. a half and half kind of a day. 40 degrees. temperatures dropped a bit since last half an hour. northwesterly breeze at 5 miles an hour. there is your 6:47 sunrise time. nothing here in, cloud, in precipitation. looking out west toward pittsburgh and you will see mess heading our way for later in the day. if you are out all day long be prepared with rain gear. we will get to 53 degrees in the city much chillier far north and west which is why we have snow in the forecast and we will talk about that when we look at the future cast. tonight the rain will eventually taper off but it does continue in the overnight hours with the low of 35 degrees. is there a look at your fox cast for tuesday which feels like a monday, i bet to you, bob kelly. >> it does fee